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Linglestown Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 375 students

 
 

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5 stars


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4 reviews of this school


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Posted May 23, 2010

I love this school. My children have done well; principal helpful whenever there has been a concern. Teachers keep in touch and work with my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2009

good lesson plan. heavy on the discipline.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2006

Economic reasons forced us to remove my daughter from a private Christian school. It was a tough decision for us. I am grateful that we relocated to Linglestown and our daughter is enrolled in a wonderful public elementary school. The staff are highly qualified and truly concerned for the children they are responsible for. My daughter loves the learning environment at Linglestown Elementary School. She is doing very well!! I love the fact that bullying is actively addressed. Every child is taught respect for others and themselves. That alone is a major plus in a society that can be cruel and uncaring. I am a grateful parent!! Grateful for the principal, and each and every teacher!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2004

This is a great school with great leadership that compels and/or inspires performace. You can tell the teachers aren't just there for a job. My daughters have had an excellent start to their educational experience.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
85%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
97%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
77%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students92%
Female95%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students83%
Female90%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students91%
Female94%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female81%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students88%
Female94%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students90%
Female88%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female79%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students95%
Female95%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 81% 71%
Black 7% 15%
Asian 6% 3%
Hispanic 5% 8%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1044 North Mountain Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717) 657-3211

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